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SPTBI partners with LoveAcutally.Me & Adfactor to launch Incubator program for differently-abled people



Sardar Patel Technology Business Incubator on Wednesday announced its partnership with LoveAcutally.me and Adfactor PR to launch India’s first incubator program ‘Firstpreneurs’ for differently-abled people.

“The ‘Firstpreneurs’ will be a 12-month incubation program, in which the first four months of which will be spent in propping up the cohort on all aspects of entrepreneurship including business, marketing, financing among others,” the statement said.

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Rahul Jain, Vice President, Startup and New Age Business practice at Adfactors PR as communication mentor, Ashutosh Burnwal, Founder of Buddy4study- largest scholarship platform in India, Veena Lala, Founder of VAL & Associates as a legal mentor and Deepaq Varthak, will join the board as a special mentor.

“As part of the incubation program, SPTBI will groom incubatees into entrepreneurship and also provide them with support in developing their ideas. Incubatees will also be provided with access to market, seed fund, and investor pool, co-working facilities apart from stage-wise nurturing,” the statement further added.

Speaking on the launch, B. N. Chaudhari, Chairperson, SPTBI said, “The Indian startup ecosystem gives people a chance to change the world through their ideas. We want to make this ecosystem inclusive and equal for even those who are differently-abled because skill and talent have no limit. The program will encourage people with disabilities to test their potential and give them an equal chance in creating innovative solutions for business and society.”

“Our motto is to bring inclusivity through equality. As a social enterprise, we conduct several online and offline activities that help differently-abled individuals achieve personal and professional independence. Our partnership with SPTBI stems from the strong belief that an opportunity is needed by anyone to succeed in life and through this initiative, we are helping many aspiring individuals who are disabled to turn their dream of entrepreneurship into reality,” Tanushree Sharma, Founder, LoveActually.Me added.

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The deadline for the application process is December 5, 2020.


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Krishna Mali
Krishna Mali
Founder, CEO & Group Editor of TechGraph.

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